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BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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An apparent war of words has sprung between the Australian rapper and the daytime talk show diva. But they're using body image and addiction as weapons
Netflix has finally dropped the first official trailer for its highly-anticipated series, Raising Dion and we can't stop watching.Michael B. Jordan is the executive producer of the series based on Dennis Liu's comic book and viral short film of the...

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Parent comes to teen son’s defense after he was suspended for quoting Future’s lyrics

A high school student was overheard reciting a rap lyric, but that made another feel threatened and it got him suspended, to his father's frustration
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Whoopi Goldberg rocks a radical change to her locs on ‘The View’

'The View' co-host surprised everyone with her platinum white 'do, but said they were there for a specific -- and scary -- reason

Is Fantasia right about modern women needing to “submit”?

OPINION: Fantasia's perspective on what a woman's lane is in a relationship can be challenged, to say the least, but there are things she got both right and wrong
Model Naomi Campbell walks the runway at the Fashion For Relief charity event in central London, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) thegrio.com

Supermodel Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a...
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Twitter roasts Kanye West after images of new ‘Yeezy Crocs’ leak

Twitter users have dubbed Kanye West's new footwear "Yeezy Crocs" and have delivered scathing first reviews

Sports

Romanian TV host blasted for racism after calling Serena Williams a ‘monkey’

Radu Banciu, a TV personality known for his racist rants, attacked Serena Williams, comparing her with a babboon, but is also apparently keeping his job
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Ex-college football star Crawford sentenced to 12 years for molesting girl

A once-promising running back who had been headed to the NFL is now headed to prison for molesting a 12-year-old girl
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown adjusts his gloves while working out during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Brown practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday afternoon, a day after his former trainer filed a civil lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida accusing him of sexually assaulting her on three occasions. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) thegrio.com

Nike drops Antonio Brown amid rape allegations by personal trainer

Nike represents the second endorsement deal Antonio Brown has lost since his personal trainer accused him of assault and rape in a federal lawsuit.
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Antonio Brown: Authorities investigate sex assault charges in Pennsylvania

A civil lawsuit against New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown claims he sexually assaulted a woman in Pittsburgh on two occasions in 2017.
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Tony Rock: Jay-Z ‘doesn’t care’ about Colin Kaepernick

"Jay-Z making his money. He doesn’t care about Kaepernick playing no more,” Tony Rock told TMZ. “He did a deal that’s about himself, it ain’t about Kaepernick.”

Business

Iconic Fashion Fair Cosmetics brand up for auction, but its future is being watched

The beauty line, long popular with African American women, is up for sale but there are people tracking what happens to it in the current market
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OPINION | “All wealth ain’t the same”: A look at billionaires Byron Allen and Jay-Z

Antonio Moore's new video series on theGrio discusses economics, politics, and wealth in a way...
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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...
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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business